The 2010 MACSC Key Note Speaker will beJoe Theismannhttp://www.macsc.net/The Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Conference is a regionally coordinated educational and networking conference. Ten Regional and National Chapters and Associations have combined their resources in an effort to address the needs of those with a vested interest in construction safety.This annual conference will be held at The Show Place Arena and Prince Georges Equestrian Center,…See More
Is it possible to use a rectractable line with the anchor point located at the feet?I have read the manufacturers recommendations and they do not recommend this.What do you do if you do not have a structure where you can install an anchor point above your head or at your shoulders?How much clearance do you need from the ground when using a retractable line? The manufacturer claims that the device will not let you fall more than two feet. But how about the pendulum issue.What will happen to the…See More
Thanks for the input. I was actually able to find a "Letter of Interpretation" from OSHA. It specifically addresses the use of these type of vehicles. On a worksite, they are considered a "motor vehicle". The definition come from the dictionary and OSHA agrees with the definition. So, if it is a "motor vehicle" seatbelt(s) would be required. Personally, I prefer to show management the laws as opposed to always pointing towards liability. Sometimes they are too willing to accept the risk, which drives me nuts.
Again, thanks for the input.
Have a great week,
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ICE - In Case of EmergencyProgramming of Emergency Contact Numbers in your PLATEAU Cell PhonesICE – In Case of Emergency - programming of your cell phones with ICE is a concept that was developed by a paramedic in England. It was realized that most of his victims did not carry emergency contact information but did carry cell phones. So the campaign started was to get people who carry cell phones to put in a listing of ICE in their cell phone directory with a number that should be called In Case…See More
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